Abdullah: "Significant progress" reached

Dec. 1, 2001 at 11:58 AM

KABUL, Afghanistan, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Northern Alliance Foreign Minister Abdullah Abdullah said Saturday that the U.N.-sponsored talks in Germany are close to reaching a deal toward a power-sharing solution in Afghanistan. "My understanding at this stage is that significant progress has been made toward the formation of an interim or transitional authority," Abdullah told a news conference.

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